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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffTyler Date: May 14, 2007 10:35am
Forum: etree Subject: Re: downloading help

can you post a few of these problem shows as examples?

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Poster: yondermooo Date: May 14, 2007 10:45am
Forum: etree Subject: Re: downloading help

I don't think the shows or the files have problems, I think I just don't know how to correctly download them. Here is an example:


http://www.archive.org/details/ymsb2006-12-29.flac

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or Staffchops11 Date: May 14, 2007 12:17pm
Forum: etree Subject: Re: downloading help

What are the options for downloading a full recording? [edit]

Update 5/2006: Please note that due to a major system transition, many items' ZIP files (for their "Lossless" links) have been deliberately disabled for the time being. Engineers are still working on the best method for the new system.

Lossless: A ZIP file containing Shorten files or Flac files. Unlike formats like MP3, lossless formats are true to the original - there is no degradation in quality.

Hi-Fi: A ZIP file containing MP3 files encoded with a variable bit rate to deliver high quality at roughly 160kilobits per second.

Lo-Fi: A ZIP file containing MP3 files encoded at a constant bit rate of 64 kilobits per second. These files are ideal for users with slower Internet connections.

FTP: Using an FTP client you can log in to the Archive's servers and download all of the files at once.

Other Web Options: All files are displayed as individual links on any item's details page. Web-based download managers can be set up to download all the files you want from the page, as a group. For Firefox, the extension DownThemAll is a popular option.